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The 2014 UCI Para-Cycling World Championships

August 28-September 1, 2014

An event epic in size, scope and reach -
the Super Bowl of Para-Cycling!

Join 450 of the world’s best athletes, along with over 200 coaches and support staff from more than 45 countries.

Five Days of Competition

The event features the individual time trial and road race disciplines for men, women and teams. Male and female athletes compete in categories related to defined disabilities, such as

  • amputation/limb loss
  • blindness/visual impairment
  • spinal cord injury/wheelchair-users
  • cerebral palsy/brain injury/stroke.

Categories of Competition

Athletes compete in categorized events using bicycles adapted to his/her abilities: traditional or adapted bicycles, tandems, tricycles or hand-cycles.

Para-Cycling Time Trials

Athletes start individually in staggered intervals and race against the clock.

Para-Cycling Road Races

There are mass starts for each category. Distances vary, with distances as long as 108 kilometers.

Returning to US soil after 26 years: the US has not hosted a para-cycling event of this magnitude since 1998 in Colorado Springs.